'''Milligan College''' is a selective Christian liberal arts college
founded in 1866 and located in the mountains of Upper East Tennessee
and the Tri-Cities region of the state. The school has a student population of more than 1,200 students, most of whom reside and study on its campus which is located just a few miles from downtown Johnson City, Tennessee|Johnson City
. It is consistently ranked as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country and well known for its core humanities program. Milligan was named a "College of Distinction" in 2011.
In 2016, the college was named the number two institution of higher education in the state of Tennessee, second only to Vanderbilt University